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If I were to replace the front and rear body parts on my 14 ST3 to those from a 15, would the headlights need anything special done to them? Also, I'm assuming best way to go about this is looking for salvage vehicles as donors.. thoughts?
 

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The lights are different, so you'd need that too


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Totally, but if I swapped HID for HID, are they plug and play?
 

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Nose is easy hood, lights and bumper, rear is not possible without replacing crucial sheet metal

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Nose is easy hood, lights and bumper, rear is not possible without replacing crucial sheet metal

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Are you saying you need more than a rear bumper, tail lights and rear hatch? Or is the rear hatch the "crucial sheet metal"? From what I know the body is the same, and the difference lies with just those parts I listed. I believe it will be "easy" to do, as long as the hatch is able to be acquired at a "reasonable" price.
 

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Are you saying you need more than a rear bumper, tail lights and rear hatch? Or is the rear hatch the "crucial sheet metal"? From what I know the body is the same, and the difference lies with just those parts I listed. I believe it will be "easy" to do, as long as the hatch is able to be acquired at a "reasonable" price.
The pocket where the light mount (inner body) is different, we were going to do a swap, and found that different, so not really possible without a lot of work

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The pocket where the light mount (inner body) is different, we were going to do a swap, and found that different, so not really possible without a lot of work

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Damn, I thought they kept the same area, and just made the light smaller...well that sucks.
 

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The pocket where the light mount (inner body) is different, we were going to do a swap, and found that different, so not really possible without a lot of work

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That really surprises me. I figured just from a cost point of view they'd keep as many panels the same as possible.
 

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Damn that really sucks. There's enough wrecked focuses on CL here that it'd be pretty cheap to do a body swap. I'm thinking in wrapping the whole car too, so the paint wouldn't even have to match.
 
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